ringtail cat
noun see ringtail

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  • ringtail — noun Date: 1844 1. raccoon 2. a carnivore (Bassariscus astutus) of the western United States and Mexico that is related to and resembles the raccoon called also cacomistle, civet cat, ringtail cat, ringtailed cat 3. capuchin 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ringtail — Ringtail, Ring tail, Ringtailed or Ring tailed may refer to:Mammals* Ring tailed Cat, Bassariscus astutus * Ring tailed Ground Squirrel, Spermophilus annulatus * Ring tailed Lemur, Lemur catta * Ring tailed Mongoose, Galidia elegans * Ringtail… …   Wikipedia

  • Cat body type genetic mutations — Cats, like all living organisms, occasionally have mutations that affect their body type. Sometimes, these changes in body type are striking enough that humans select for and perpetuate them. This is not always in the best interests of the cat,… …   Wikipedia

  • ringtail — Pietų Amerikos basariskas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Bassariscus astutus angl. cacomistle; North American cacomistle; ringtail; ring tailed cat vok. nordamerikanisches Katzenfrett rus.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • ringtail — noun 1》 a mammal or bird having a tail marked with a ring or rings, e.g. a ring tailed cat or lemur. 2》 an Australian possum that habitually curls its tail into a ring. [Pseudocheirus peregrinus and other species.] Derivatives ring tailed… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Ring-tailed Cat — Taxobox name = Ringtail status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Procyonidae genus = Bassariscus species = B. astutus binomial = Bassariscus… …   Wikipedia

  • List of minority cat breeds — See also: List of cat breeds The following is a list of minority cat breeds that do not have the recognition of major national or international cat registries, such as The International Cat Association (TICA) in the U.S., Europe, and Australasia …   Wikipedia

  • ring-tailed cat — noun raccoon like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings • Syn: ↑bassarisk, ↑cacomistle, ↑cacomixle, ↑coon cat, ↑raccoon fox, ↑ringtail, ↑civet cat, ↑miner s cat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring-tail Cat — Ring tail Cats are named that for their seven or eight black rings on their tail. Technically, Ring tail Cats are not related to cats at all; they are in the family of Procyonidae , otherwise known as Bassariscus Astusus . They range from the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of cat breeds — The following is a list of cat breeds recognized by various cat registries.Cats can also be grouped by according to appearance or function. Longhair and semi longhair *Aegean cat *American Longhair *Asian Semi longhair (or Tiffanie) *Balinese… …   Wikipedia

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